Peter is a Reporter at Computing, and specialises in technology trends, endpoint, apps in enterprise and IT education.

Previously, he was written in the technology and videogames sectors, including Techradar.com and 360 Magazine, with a stint as News Editor on gamesTM magazine. He has freelanced across a range of other games, technology, entertainment and design publications.

Articles & blogs by Peter Gothard

Obama to ask Congress to end NSA bulk data collection

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Administration will also seek the NSA to hold onto call data for only 18 months, as opposed to the current five years
26 Mar 2014

Facebook acquires Oculus Rift VR headset firm for $2bn

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“After games, we're going to make Oculus a platform for many other experiences” says Zuckerberg
25 Mar 2014

Will Google-Luxottica deal take "smart glasses" mainstream?

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Ray-Ban maker announces strategic tie-up with Google's Glass division
25 Mar 2014

Syrian hackers allege FBI pays Microsoft hundreds of thousands to access customer data

SEA reckons taxpayers are unwittingly funding government snooping operation
21 Mar 2014

NHS to continue forking out up to £40m for XP after Microsoft support ends

Whitehall favours one-year extension deal rather than moving on
21 Mar 2014

Oracle shares drop four per cent as investors dissatisfied with Q3 revenues

But software giant claims its cloud business had its 'best ever' quarter
19 Mar 2014

Alibaba boasts of impending $140bn US IPO as e-commerce dominance dips

Chinese e-commerce giant still controls 45.1 per cent of country's market
17 Mar 2014

Citrix loses two key Zenprise MDM execs a year after acquisition

Ex-CEO and ex-CMO are off, say sources
14 Mar 2014

Severn Trent looking past BB10 with “much wider, holistic view” for five-year BYOD plan

“We’ve been a big customer of BlackBerry…” laments Hrycyk
14 Mar 2014

4G for enterprise? Fix 3G coverage first, says Severn Trent CIO

Patchy UK provision remains "biggest problem" for enterprise mobility at company, says Hrycyk
13 Mar 2014

“We’ve been doing DevOps and cloud since 2001” says Force.com PaaS rival OutSystems

We can do "what Force.com cannot" says CEO Rosado
11 Mar 2014

Cloud storage economics don’t work for us, says on-premise National Theatre

“It’s the transfer costs particularly,” says IT director McFadden
10 Mar 2014

British Pregnancy Advice Service fined £200,000 after hacker threatened to publish 10,000 customer data sets

Charity’s plea of ignorance on site data storage 'no excuse' says deputy commissioner Smith
07 Mar 2014

Apple attempts to ban Samsung products in US overruled

"Multitude" of other features also drive phone sales, says judge
07 Mar 2014

Big data skills gap 'not huge' and even 'exaggerated' say Rackspace and EMC

'Skills are growing with demand for skills' argue big data vendors
06 Mar 2014